By Meghan Belnap Becoming a real estate agent can be a great way to make a living and take charge of your own schedule. But if you're just getting started, you need to be aware of the fact that there's already a lot of entrenched competition. Related: 5 Ways You Can Use Your Smartphone to Gain an Edge and Become a Better Agent If you want to make sure that you attract...

If you’re ready to run your business like a superstar, the best thing you can do for yourself is create a long-term vision that not only details what you want your business to look like, but rather, your life as a whole. In fact, that’s just what Paul Wheeler—a panelist on RISMedia’s recent webinar, "Run Your Business Like a Million-Dollar Agent"—did 25...

Every team finds success in different ways. The size of any given real estate team directly correlates to how much inventory they're moving. At a certain point, teams find that hiring a support staff is necessary and that being able to delegate certain tasks is integral to their success. Related: Real Estate Teams: Which Tech Tools Are You Using? Any successful...

RISMedia Is Accepting 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers Nominations Through August 15. RISMedia is accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of Real Estate Newsmakers, those individuals making headlines for their newsworthy contributions to the housing industry, and for their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve. Nominate a Newsmaker Readers...

By Meghan Belnap Redoing your kitchen floor on your own is an ambitious undertaking that can be accomplished with the right supplies, tools and know-how. Whether you want to redo your floor by yourself to save money or simply for a sense of accomplishment, there are several ways to get the job done. Related: DIY Disasters: Best and Worst Home Improvements for Weekend...

By Kara Masterson Living off the grid comes with a lot of responsibility. This includes detaching yourself from your municipal sewage system. Truth be told, sewage is something many people don't think about even when they're considering living off the grid. Related: Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy There are several options if you want...

  Make Your Nominations for RISMedia’s 2020 Class of Real Estate Newsmakers Today!  RISMedia is accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of Real Estate Newsmakers, those individuals making headlines for their newsworthy contributions to the housing industry, and for their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve. Nominate a Newsmaker Readers...

Credit: Anthony Djon Luxury Real Estate Name: Anthony Djon
Official Title: Brand Founder, Anthony Djon Luxury Real Estate
Years in Real Estate: 10
Number of Team Members: 25
Number of Offices: 1
Region Served: Michigan
www.anthonydjon.com What’s the first thing you do when you get to the office?
Drink coffee. When you place...

In the following interview, Greg Drake, broker of Realty Professionals, LLC in Lakewood, Colo., discusses his lead strategy, including how to leverage online ratings and reviews. Region Served: Denver metro market
Years in Real Estate: 16
Number of Offices: 1
Number of Agents: 9 What is your favorite thing about working in real estate?
The...

By Tracy Staedter If you're one of the approximately two million people in the United States that holds an active real estate license, you're probably up against some stiff competition. To stay on top of your game, utilize your smartphone and data plan to effectively reach prospective buyers, promote your listings and manage your sales. Related: Ways Real Estate...